A reader reacts to the anthology Westward Weird — In which I have a story.
I am interviewed about the Writers of the Future Contest
The Fantasy Author's Handbook Interview: Mats Minnhagen
The Subterrene War — An interesting approach to a book trailer. (Via Jeremiah Tolbert.)
King Street Station gets more rehab — A slide show of Seattle's railroad station. (Thanks to
Will CBS Consider New Star Trek Television Series?
Waterworld: Hubble reveals new class of planet outside the solar system
Some Planets Are Alien Invaders
Rocks hint at strong quakes on Mars
Ash-covered forest is 'Permian Pompeii' — Scientists reconstruct ancient ecosystem from plants preserved in volcanic eruption.
Are gluten-free products a waste for those without celiac disease?
Tibetans cancel New Year celebrations
Gay marriage ban supporters seek second review by circuit court of ruling — Bigots don't quit.
Why Patriarchal Men Are Utterly Petrified of Birth Control -- And Why We'll Still Be Fighting About it 100 Years From Now
Va. vote on abortion ultrasound bill pushed back a day — I suppose it's too much to hope that Virginia's GOP loons are actually embarrassed by their own extremism.
71% of Americans think Iran already has the Bomb (Also we used to have pet triceratops) — Welcome to FOX News America, where facts are irrelevant in the face of GOP talking points.
Sarah Palin: Media ‘wee-weed up’ about Rick Santorum — Sarah Palin came to the defense of Rick Santorum for his “Satan” comments as she condemned “lame-stream media characters” for getting “all wee-weed up about” the candidate’s past remarks. Right, poor Senator Frothy Mix. Yoyr Liberal Media has never gone after any Democratic politician for anything they've said in the past. Also, "wee-weed up'? Is Santorum running for kindergarten class president?
“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Santorum” — The evolving politics of an absolutist bigot.
Santorum: “You’re Not A Christian” — This guy really is a fruit loop, even by GOP standards. And that's a bar set so low I think it's buried in the ground.
Four reasons Abraham Lincoln wouldn't win the GOP nomination in 2012 — Neither would Ronald Reagan.
?otd: Did she take you half the way there?
Writing time yesterday: 2.0 hours (Sunspin revisions)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bicycle ride
Hours slept: 6.0 (solid)
Currently reading: 1491 by Charles C. Mann